Watch out for major traffic around the Lake of the Ozarks this weekend. More than 100,000 people are expected there for the “Shootout”. Director Christy Janssen says the event is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the country. Powerboat Magazine has named the Shootout as one of the nation’s eight “must-see” boating events.
Two groups are suing Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft alleging that he robbed Missourians of a public vote about new abortion regulations. The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri and the No Bans on Choice Committee say Ashcroft refused to issue the ballot language needed to start collecting signatures. Tony Rothert with the ACLU opposes […]
Farmers affected by flooding have until Aug. 30 to apply for help from USDA emergency assistance programs, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow. The USDA Farm Service Agency provides up to 75% of approved renovation costs, to a maximum of $500,000, through its Emergency Conservation Program, says Conrow, who was part of […]
Bid opening is scheduled for August 30th for the replacement project on the 17th Street Bridge in Trenton and City Administrator Ron Urton says the city will have a better idea of how much the project will cost after that. A clause in the contract says the contractor will have 150 days to […]
Work will be done on the sidewalks along Highway 6 in Trenton when the road is resurfaced next year. City Administrator Ron Urton reports the Missouri Department of Transportation originally told the City of Trenton it would redo the sidewalk ramps at each street intersection to make them ADA compliant. The City of […]
Missouri lawmakers will return to Jefferson City in September for a special session involving a complicated Missouri Supreme Court ruling about vehicle sales. Governor Mike Parson has announced the special session, saying lawmakers will be addressing a court ruling called “Kehlenbrink vs. Department of Revenue”, which involves using the sale proceeds of a […]
Missouri state troopers say the woman whose body was discovered in a submerged vehicle in southeast Missouri’s Butler County had been missing since April. KFVS’ Carly O’Keefe has details.
State Auditor Nicole Galloway wants Governor Parson to call a special session to fully fund putting armed officers in Missouri’s K through 12 public schools. A statewide task force recommends that all Missouri elementary and secondary public schools have an armed officer. Galloway says eliminating a giveaway to big businesses could fund the program. […]
From September 15, 2017, to August 20, 2019, there have been 414 hepatitis A outbreak-associated cases in 35 Missouri counties. Of the cases reported, there have been 233 hepatitis A outbreak-associated hospitalizations and 2 hepatitis A outbreak-associated deaths. The disease appears to be spreading through direct person-to-person contact, mostly among people who use illicit injection […]
A north St. Louis County man is facing a potential life prison sentence, after pleading guilty in a drug possession case. Last year, 27-year-old Ryan Easter was stopped by police following a drug deal and found to be in possession of a firearm and 322 capsules of the Fentanyl. He faces between 20 […]
Missouri state troopers say the body of a female has been found in a submerged vehicle in southeast Missouri’s Butler County on Tuesday. KFVS’ Carly O’Keefe has the story. KFVS reports the Patrol’s dive team has recovered the victim. State troopers are working to identify her and determine the cause of death.
A judge has temporarily blocked implementation of Missouri’s Senate Bill 391 that was to take effect in a week. It prohibits counties from passing ordinances stricter than state laws governing concentrated animal feeding operations – CAFOs. Two county boards (Cooper and Cedar), two property owners and the nonprofit Friends of Responsible Agriculture requested the stay […]